Definition of 'sabotage'

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She also has a tendency to sabotage plans. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The opposition boycotted and sabotaged an election in February which they would certainly have lost again. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Oh for cross-party future planning which is not sabotaged after each election. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's dirty tricks to try and sabotage the election. The Sun (2012)Would I purposely sabotage his efforts? Times, Sunday Times (2011)I do not deny that I planned sabotage. The Sun (2013)

Synonyms of 'sabotage'

damage, destruction, wrecking, vandalism
disruption, ruining, wrecking, spoiling

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Translations for 'sabotage'

British English: sabotage /ˈsæbəˌtɑːʒ/ NOUN
Sabotage is the deliberate damage or destruction of equipment or property which belongs to your enemy or opponent.
The oilfields were set ablaze in act of sabotage.
  • American English: sabotage
  • Arabic: عَمْلٌ تَخْرِيبِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sabotagem
  • Chinese: 破坏
  • Croatian: sabotaža
  • Czech: sabotáž
  • Danish: sabotage
  • Dutch: sabotage
  • European Spanish: sabotaje
  • Finnish: sabotaasi
  • French: sabotage
  • German: Sabotage
  • Greek: σαμποτάζ
  • Italian: sabotaggio
  • Japanese: 故意の破壊
  • Korean: 방해 행위
  • Norwegian: sabotasje
  • Polish: sabotaż
  • European Portuguese: sabotagem
  • Romanian: sabotaj
  • Russian: саботаж
  • Spanish: sabotaje
  • Swedish: sabotage
  • Thai: การก่อวินาศกรรม
  • Turkish: sabotaj
  • Ukrainian: саботаж
  • Vietnamese: sự phá hoại
British English: sabotage /ˈsæbəˌtɑːʒ/ VERB
If a machine, railway line, or bridge is sabotaged, it is deliberately damaged or destroyed, for example in a war or as a protest.
The main pipeline supplying water was sabotaged by rebels.
  • American English: sabotage
  • Arabic: يُخَرِّبُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sabotar
  • Chinese: 破坏
  • Croatian: sabotirati
  • Czech: sabotovat
  • Danish: sabotere
  • Dutch: saboteren
  • European Spanish: sabotear
  • Finnish: sabotoida
  • French: saboter
  • German: sabotieren
  • Greek: σαμποτάρω
  • Italian: sabotare
  • Japanese: 故意に破壊する
  • Korean: 방해 행위를 하다
  • Norwegian: sabotere
  • Polish: dokonać sabotażu
  • European Portuguese: sabotar
  • Romanian: a sabota
  • Russian: саботировать
  • Spanish: sabotear
  • Swedish: sabotera
  • Thai: ก่อวินาศกรรม
  • Turkish: sabote etmek
  • Ukrainian: саботувати
  • Vietnamese: phá hoại


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